UCCA About Us | Bylaws | Request for Funding | Board Members

Ucca Logo Join TodayAbout Us: As described in our by laws, University City Community Association (UCCA) is a non-profit (501c4) organization funded through membership dues, which provides and promotes the civic, cultural, social, educational and recreational development and improvement in University City (a neighborhood of San Diego, CA); and provides a forum where the interests of residents may be expressed and contributions made to the protection of life and property in the community. UCCA is the source for University City News.

Request for Funding and/or Donation Request:

  • Worthwhile member individuals or organizations may request funding from UCCA by completing and submitting a Request for Funding form and making a verbal presentation at a UCCA meeting.
    • A verbal Request for Funding must be made during the open forum section UCCA’s monthly meetings.
    • The Request for Funding form must be received at least 7 days prior to the verbal request.

2018 UCCA Board Members

Executive Board (elected November 2017 with 2 year term)

  • President: Barry Bernstein, apdrfn@aol.com, 858-453-3713
  • Vice-President: Mack Langston, langstonmack@gmail.com
  • Secretary: Deanna Ratnikova, deanna.ratnikova@gmail.com
  • Treasurer: Don Hotz, don.hotz@yahoo.com

Appointed Positions

  • Beautification: Merle Langston, Chair, merlelangston1@gmail.com; and Barbara Gellman, Co-Chair, bggellman@yahoo.com
  • Corresponding Secretary: OPEN
  • Holiday Tree Lighting Coordinator: Darlene Ventimiglia, darleneven@yahoo.com
  • Membership: Hallie Burch, UCCAmembership@gmail.com
  • Neighborhood Watch: Barbara Gellman, bggellman@yahoo.com
  • Newsletter Chair/Distributor: Don Hotz, don.hotz@yahoo.com
  • *Newsletter Ads: Terri Day, uccaADS@hotmail.com
  • *Newsletter Editor: Jemma Samala, UCCAEditor@gmail.com
  • Publicity & Promotion; Webmaster: Diane Ahern, ahern.diane@gmail.com
  • Parliamentarian and ImproveUC/UCCF Rep.: Mack Langston, langstonmack@gmail.com
  • Special Events/Banners: Barbara Henshaw, barbarahenshaw@gmail.com

*Non-Voting Member

Ucca Logo Join TodayUCCA membership dues: Your membership dues help to support many local worthwhile organizations, (i.e. public schools’ fundraising, Standley Park, EdUCate, Neighborhood Watch, lmproveUC, Buy Local) as well as many special projects and activities such as street median beautification, pedestrian and motorist safety, painted electrical boxes and street banners, 4th of July Celebration, summer concerts, December holiday tree lighting, and our monthly newsletter delivered to your south UC home and/or business, libraries and recreation centers.

  • Monthly meetings: UCCA meets on the second Wednesday, 6-8 PM, at the Community Library on Governor, except in August and December. All are welcome to join us at 5:30 PM for networking; formal meeting begins at 6 PM.
  • Webmaster: universitycitynews@gmail.com
  • Mailing Address: UCCA, 3268 Governor Dr., Box 121, San Diego, CA 92122
  • Voice Mail: 858-412-0786
  • Contact Us: https://www.universitycitynews.org/contact-us-or-volunteer-in-uc/

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